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Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (under review). Meta-analytic activation maps can help identify affective processes captured by contrast-based task fMRI: the case of threat-related facial expressions. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/820969
Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M. & Shin J. (under review). Amygdalostriatal coupling underpins positive but not negative coloring of ambiguous affect. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/811505
2020 & In Press
Mattek, A.M., Burr, D., Shin J., Whicker, C.L. & Kim, M.J. (in press). Identifying the representational structure of affect using fMRI. Affective Science. 
Kim, M.J., Farber, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Corticolimbic circuit structure moderates an association between early life stress and later trait anxiety. Neuroimage: Clinical, 24, 102050. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102050
Farber, M.J., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Maternal overprotection in childhood is associated with amygdala reactivity and structural connectivity in adulthood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 40, 100711. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100711
Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Burr, D. & Whalen, P.J. (2019). Preliminary report on the association between pulvinar volume and the ability to detect backward-masked facial features. Neuropsychologia, 128, 73-77.  doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.10.034
Kim, M.J., Elliott, M.L., d’Arbeloff, T.C., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Microstructural integrity of white matter moderates an association between childhood adversity and adult trait anger. Aggressive Behavior, 45, 310-318. doi:10.1002/ab.21820
Elliott, M.L., Knodt, A.R., Cooke, M., Kim, M.J., Melzer, T., Keenan, R., Ireland, D., Ramrakha, S., Poulton, R., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T.E. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). General Functional Connectivity: shared features of resting-state and task fMRI drive reliable and heritable individual differences in functional brain networks. Neuroimage, 189, 516-532.   doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.068
Farber, M.J., Romer, A.L., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R., Elsayed, N.M., Williamson, D.E. & Hariri, A.R. (2019). Paradoxical associations between familial affective responsiveness, stress, and amygdala reactivityEmotion, 19, 645-654.   doi:10.1037/emo0000467
Kim, M.J., Scult, M.A., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., d’Arbeloff, T.C., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2018). A link between childhood adversity and trait anger reflects relative activity of the amygdala and dorsolateral prefrontal cortexBiological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 644-649. doi:10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.03.006
Elsayed, N.M., Kim, M.J., Fields, K.M., Olvera, R.L., Hariri, A.R. & Williamson, D.E. (2018). Trajectories of alcohol initiation and use during adolescence: the role of stress and amygdala reactivity. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57, 550-560.   doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2018.05.011
d’Arbeloff, T.C., Kim, M.J., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R., Brigidi, B.D. & Hariri, A.R. (2018). Microstructural integrity of a pathway connecting the prefrontal cortex and amygdala moderates the association between cognitive reappraisal and negative emotionsEmotion, 18, 912-915. doi:10.1037/emo0000447
Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Bennett, R.H., Solomon, K.M., Shin, J. & Whalen, P.J. (2017). Human amygdala tracks a feature-based valence signal embedded within the facial expression of surpriseJournal of Neuroscience, 37, 9510-9518. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1375-17.2017
Kim, M.J., Avinun, R., Knodt, A.R., Radtke, S.R. & Hariri, A.R. (2017). Neurogenetic plasticity and sex influence the link between corticolimbic structural connectivity and trait anxietyScientific Reports, 7, 10959. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11497-2
Kim, M.J., Shin, J., Taylor, J.M., Mattek, A.M., Chavez, S.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2017). Intolerance of uncertainty predicts increased striatal volumeEmotion, 17, 895-899. doi:10.1037/emo0000331
Commentary by: Westenberg, M. & Bas-Hoogendam, J.M.: F1000 Prime https://f1000.com/prime/727715963
Press release: "Region in Brain Found to be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future"
Neta, M., Tong, T.T., Rosen, M.L., Enersen, A., Kim, M.J. & Dodd, M.D. (2017). All in the first glance: first fixation predicts individual differences in valence biasCognition and Emotion, 31, 772-780. doi:10.1080/02699931.2016.1152231
Wise, T., Radua, J., Via, E., Cardoner, N., Abe, O., Adams, T.M., Amico, F., Cheng, Y., Cole, J.H., de Azevedo Marques Perico, C., Dickstein, D.P., Farrow, T.F.D., Frodl, T., Wagner, G., Gotlib, I.H., Gruber, O., Ham, B.J., Job, D.E., Kempton, M.J., Kim, M.J., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P., Malhi, G.S., Mataix-Cols, D., McIntosh, A.M., Nugent, A.C., O’Brien, J., Pezzoli, S., Phillips, M.L., Sachdev, P.S., Salvadore, G., Selvaraj, S., Stanfield, A.C., Thomas, A.J., van Tol, M.J., van der Wee, N.J.A., Veltman, D.J., Young, A.H., Fu, C.H., Cleare, A.J. & Arnone, D. (2017). Common and distinct patterns of grey-matter volume alteration in major depression and bipolar disorder: evidence from voxel-based meta-analysisMolecular Psychiatry, ​22, 1455-1463. doi:10.1038/mp.2016.72
Whalen, P.J., Neta, M., Kim, M.J., Mattek, A.M., Davis, F.C., Taylor, J.M. & Chavez, S.J. (2017). Neural and behavioral responses to ambiguous facial expressions of emotion. In: Fernandez Dols, J.M. & Russell, J. (Eds.) The Science of Facial Expression. New York: Oxford University Press.
Kim, M.J., Brown, A.C., Mattek, A.M., Chavez, S.J., Taylor, J.M., Palmer, A.L., Wu, Y-C. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). The inverse relationship between the microstructural variability of amygdala-prefrontal pathways and trait anxiety is moderated by sexFrontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 10, 93. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2016.00093
Kim, M.J., Solomon, K.M., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Mazzulla, E.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). A face versus non-face context influences amygdala responses to masked fearful eye whitesSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 1933-1941. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw110
Davis, F.C., Neta, M., Kim, M.J., Moran, J.M. & Whalen, P.J. (2016). Interpreting ambiguous social cues in unpredictable contextsSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 775-782. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw003
Arnone, D., Job, D., Selvaraj, S., Abe, O., Amico, F., Cheng, Y.Q., Colloby, S.J., O’Brien, J., Frodl, T., Gotlib, I.H., Ham, B.J., Kim, M.J., Koolschijn, P.C., Perico, C. A-M., Salvadore, G., Thomas, A., Van Tol, M.J., Wagner, G. & McIntosh, A.M. (2016). Computational meta-analysis of statistical parametric maps in major depressionHuman Brain Mapping, ​37, 1393-1404. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23108
Kim, M.J., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Ruberry, E.J., Dinescu, D., Heatherton, T.F., Stotland, M.A. & Whalen, P.J. (2014). Botulinum toxin-induced facial muscle paralysis affects amygdala responses to the perception of emotional expressions: Preliminary findings from an A-B-A designBiology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 4, 11. doi:10.1186/2045-5380-4-11
Kim, M.J., Sul, S. & Moon, Y. (2013). The impact of perceiving angry and fearful facial expressions on decision making performance in threat situations. The Korean Journal of Cognitive and Biological Psychology (2013), 25, 445-461. doi:10.22172/cogbio.2013.25.4.004 (written in Korean)
Whalen, P.J., Kim, M.J., Neta, M. & Davis, F.C. (2012). Emotion. In: Nelson, R.J. & Mizumori, S. (Eds.). The Handbook of Psychology (2nd edition), Volume 3: Behavioral Neuroscience. New York: Wiley. 
Kim, M.J., Loucks, R.A., Palmer, A.L., Brown, A.C., Solomon, K.M., Marchante, A.N. & Whalen, P.J. (2011). The structural and functional connectivity of the amygdala: From normal emotion to pathological anxiety. Behavioural Brain Research, ​223, 403-410. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.04.025
Behavioural Brain Research Editors’ Choice Award
Reprinted in: Debeic, J., Heller, M., Brozek, B. & LeDoux, J. (2014). The Emotional Brain Revisited. Krakow: Copernicus Center Press.
Kim, M.J., Gee, D.G., Loucks, R.A., Davis, F.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2011). Anxiety dissociates dorsal and ventral medial prefrontal cortex functional connectivity with the amygdala at restCerebral Cortex, 21, 1667-1673. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq237
Kim, M.J., Loucks, R.A., Neta, M., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Mazzulla, E.C. & Whalen, P.J. (2010). Behind the mask: the influence of mask-type on amygdala response to fearful facesSocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 363-368. doi:10.1093/scan/nsq014
Kim, M.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2009). The structural integrity of an amygdala-prefrontal pathway predicts trait anxiety. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 11614-11618. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2335-09.2009
Commentary by: Hariri, A.R.: F1000 Prime https://f1000.com/prime/1165023
Psychology Today Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/you-illuminated/200911/born-perform
Johnstone, T., Kim, M.J. & Whalen, P.J. (2009). Functional magnetic resonance imaging in the affective and social neurosciences. In: Harmon-Jones, E. & Beer, J.S. (Eds.). Methods in Social Neuroscience. New York: Guilford Press.
Whalen, P.J., Davis, F.C., Oler, J.A., Kim, H., Kim, M.J. & Neta, M. (2009). Human amygdala responses to facial expressions of emotion. In: Whalen, P.J. & Phelps, E.A. (Eds.). The Human Amygdala. New York: Guilford Press. 
2008 & Prior
Kim, M.J., Hamilton, J.P. & Gotlib, I.H. (2008). Reduced caudate gray matter volume in women with major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 164, 114-122. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2007.12.020
Kim, M.J., Chey, J., Chung, A., Bae, S., Khang, H., Ham, B., Yoon, S.J., Jeong, D.U. & Lyoo, I.K. (2008). Diminished rostral anterior cingulate activity in response to threat-related events in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research , ​42, 268-277. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2007.02.003
Kim, M.J., Lyoo, I.K., Dager, S.R., Friedman, S.D., Chey, J., Hwang, J., Lee, Y., Dunner, D.L. & Renshaw, P.F. (2007). The occurrence of cavum septi pellucidi enlargement is increased in bipolar disorder patients. Bipolar Disorders, ​9, 274-280. doi:10.1111/j.1399-5618.2007.00442.x
Sim, M.E., Lyoo, I.K., Streeter, C.C., Covell, J., Sarid-Segal, O., Ciraulo, D.A., Kim, M.J., Kaufman, M.J., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A. & Renshaw, P.F. (2007).
Cerebellar gray matter volume decrease in cocaine abusers: An optimized voxelbased-morphometry study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32, 2229-2237. doi:10.1038/sj.npp.1301346
Kim, S.J., Jeong, D.U., Sim, M.E., Bae, S.C., Chung, A., Kim, M.J., Chang, K.H., Ryu, J., Renshaw, P.F. & Lyoo, I.K. (2007). Asymmetric altered integrity of cingulum bundle in posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuropsychobiology, 54, 120-125. doi:10.1159/000098262
Lee, Y.J., Hwang, J., Kim, S.J., Sung, Y.H., Kim, J., Sim, M.E., Bae, S.C., Kim, M.J. & Lyoo, I.K. (2006). Decreased blood flow of temporal regions of the brain in subjects with panic disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40, 528-534. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2005.08.012
Kim, M.J., Lyoo, I.K., Kim, S.J., Sim, M.Y., Kim, N., Choi, N., Jeong, D.U., Covell, J. & Renshaw, P.F. (2005). Disrupted white matter tract integrity of anterior cingulate in trauma survivors. Neuroreport, ​16, 10, 1049-1053. doi:10.1097/00001756-200507130-00004
Yoo, H.K., Kim, M.J., Kim, S.J., Sung, Y.H., Sim, M.E., Lee, Y.J., Song, S.Y., Kee, B.S. & Lyoo, I.K. (2005). Putaminal gray matter volume decrease in panic disorder: An optimized voxel-based morphometry study. European Journal of Neuroscience, ​22, 2089-2094. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2005.04394.x
Frederick, B.D., Lyoo, I.K., Satlin, A., Ahn, K.H., Kim, M.J., Yurgelun-Todd, D.A., Cohen, B.M. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). In vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the temporal lobe in Alzheimer's disease. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, ​28, 1313-1322. doi:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2004.08.013
​Ahn, K.H., Lyoo, I.K., Lee, H.K., Song, I.C., Oh, J.S., Hwang, J., Kwon, J., Kim, M.J., Kim, M. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). White matter hyperintensities in subjects with bipolar disorder. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, ​58, 516-521. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1819.2004.01294.x
​Lyoo, I.K., Kim, M.J., Stoll, A.L., Demopulos, C.M., Parow, A.M., Dager, S.R., Friedman, S.D., Dunner, D.L. & Renshaw, P.F. (2004). Frontal lobe density decreases in Bipolar I disorder. Biological Psychiatry, ​55, 648-651. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2003.10.017
Cowan, R.L., Lyoo, I.K., Sung, S.M., Ahn, K.H., Kim, M.J., Hwang, J., Haga, E., Vimal, R.L.P., Lukas, S.E. & Renshaw, P.F. (2003). Reduced cortical gray matter density in human MDMA (Ecstasy) users: a voxel-based morphometry study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 72, 225-235. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2003.07.001